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2017 Schedule
44-38, 3rd in Central
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Pistons training camp roster breakdown

The Pistons' last roster spot should come down to the third-string point guard competition between Lorenzo Brown and Ray McCallum.


At home with Andre Drummond

We know the Pistons big man is strong on the boards (led the NBA in rebounding last season) and, well, not so strong at the free-throw line. He shares his off-court interests and tastes with The Undefeated in this video.

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Can Pistons take the next step?

Vegas isn't sure. The Pistons' over/under is 45.5 wins this season (per the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook) slightly above the team's 44 wins from a season ago. They're a distant second to the Cavs at 12-1 to win the Central Division. Odds for every team

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Back to high school for Brown?

Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown, who coached the Pistons to an NBA title in 2004, is considering coaching a Long Island high school team. Brown resigned as SMU coach this summer Full Story

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Blake among available free agents

J.R. Smith has garnered much attention for not yet signing. But Marc Stein notes that 36-year-old point guard Steve Blake, who appeared in 58 games for the Pistons last season, is among 29 notable NBA free agents still available with camps opening soon. Free agents

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Pistons should stay in playoff mix

Detroit's No. 1 priority was to re-sign Andre Drummond. The 23-year-old center inked a five-year, $130 million deal over the summer. Chad Ford believes Stan Van Gundy has the franchise moving in the right direction. Eastern Conference offseason grades (Insider)

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KCP will be hot item next summer

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has already impressed with his defense during three NBA seasons. Kevin Pelton is eager to see if the 23-year-old shooting guard improves on his somewhat disappointing shooting. Ranking 2017 NBA free agents (Insider)

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Will Pistons join East's elite?

Kevin Pelton writes that ESPN's real plus-minus shows Detroit improving on last season's win total. That, plus regression among other East leaders, should give the Pistons home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs. Projected W-L records for 2016-17 (Insider)

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With 23rd pick in draft, Pistons would ...

Chad Ford writes that Duke junior Grayson Allen would provide bench scoring that could help Detroit build off last season's long-awaited return to the playoffs. Mock Draft 1.0 (Insider)

Local activist unhappy with Pistons, NBA

Perry A. Farrell reports that Rev. Horace Sheffield III, the chief executive officer of the Detroit Association of Black Organizations, Inc., is calling out the team and the league for what he calls the economic exclusion of African-Americans off the court. Detroit Free Press

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.019th
Rebounds Per Game46.32nd
Assists Per Game19.427th
Points Allowed101.412th

Team History